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Wyoming Nonagricultural Wage and Salary Employment(1)

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County


Wyoming's nonagricultural wage and salary employment increased 0.5 percent from September 1997 to September 1998. For the second month in a row, Manufacturing Petroleum & Coal Products had an 8.3 percent gain.


WYOMING STATEWIDE(*)
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
SEP 98 (p) AUG 98 (r) SEP 97 AUG 98-SEP 98 SEP 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 233.6 233.6 232.4 0.0 0.5
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 46.6 47.1 46.0 -1.1 1.3
--Mining 17.8 18.0 17.4 -1.1 2.3
----Coal Mining 4.6 4.7 4.5 -2.1 2.2
----Oil & Gas Extraction 9.3 9.4 9.0 -1.1 3.3
------Crude Petrol-Natural Gas 2.7 2.8 2.7 -3.6 0.0
------Oil & Gas Field Services 6.6 6.6 6.3 0.0 4.8
----Nonmetallic Minerals 3.3 3.3 3.2 0.0 3.1
--Construction 17.5 17.9 17.4 -2.2 0.6
----General Building Contractors 4.0 4.2 3.9 -4.8 2.6
----Heavy Construction 5.6 5.6 5.5 0.0 1.8
----Special Trade Construction 7.9 8.1 8.0 -2.5 -1.2
--Manufacturing 11.3 11.2 11.2 0.9 0.9
----Durable Goods 5.2 5.3 5.2 -1.9 0.0
----Nondurable Goods 6.1 5.9 6.0 3.4 1.7
------Printing & Publishing 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0
------Petroleum & Coal Products 1.3 1.3 1.2 0.0 8.3
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 187.0 186.5 186.4 0.3 0.3
--Transportation & Public Utilities 14.1 14.1 14.1 0.0 0.0
----Transportation 9.0 8.9 8.9 1.1 1.1
------Railroad Transportation 2.9 2.9 3.0 0.0 -3.3
------Trucking & Warehousing 3.7 3.6 3.6 2.8 2.8
----Communications 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
------Telephone Communications 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
----Electric, Gas & Sanitary Services 3.1 3.1 3.2 0.0 -3.1
------Electric Services 2.0 2.0 2.1 0.0 -4.8
--Trade 54.2 56.1 54.0 -3.4 0.4
----Wholesale Trade 8.0 8.0 7.9 0.0 1.3
------Durable Goods 4.5 4.5 4.4 0.0 2.3
------Nondurable Goods 3.5 3.5 3.5 0.0 0.0
----Retail Trade 46.2 48.1 46.1 -4.0 0.2
------Building Materials & Garden Supply 2.0 2.0 1.9 0.0 5.3
------General Merchandise Stores 5.2 5.5 5.1 -5.5 2.0
--------Department Stores 4.0 4.0 4.0 0.0 0.0
------Food Stores 5.5 5.6 5.5 -1.8 0.0
------Automotive Dealers & Service Stations 8.1 8.2 8.1 -1.2 0.0
--------Gas Stations 4.4 4.4 4.4 0.0 0.0
------Apparel & Accessory Stores 1.5 1.6 1.5 -6.3 0.0
------Furniture & Home Furnishing Stores 1.4 1.5 1.4 -6.7 0.0
------Eating & Drinking Places 17.6 18.6 17.8 -5.4 -1.1
------Miscellaneous Retail 4.9 5.1 4.8 -3.9 2.1
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 8.4 8.6 8.3 -2.3 1.2
----Depository-Nondepository & Security Brokers 3.9 3.9 3.8 0.0 2.6
------Depository Institutions 3.1 3.2 3.1 -3.1 0.0
----Insurance 2.3 2.3 2.2 0.0 4.5
--Services 52.2 55.2 51.7 -5.4 1.0
----Hotels & Other Lodging Places 10.8 12.8 10.9 -15.6 -0.9
----Personal Services 1.9 1.9 1.8 0.0 5.6
----Business Services 6.4 6.5 6.3 -1.5 1.6
----Automotive & Miscellaneous Repair Services 2.9 2.9 2.9 0.0 0.0
----Amusements (Recreational Services& Motion Pictures) 3.5 4.1 3.5 -14.6 0.0
----Health Services 10.4 10.4 10.2 0.0 2.0
------Offices of Doctors of Medicine 2.2 2.2 2.1 0.0 4.8
----Legal Services 1.3 1.3 1.2 0.0 8.3
----Social Services 5.2 5.0 5.1 4.0 2.0
----Membership Organizations 3.4 3.5 3.3 -2.9 3.0
----Engineering & Management 3.4 3.5 3.4 -2.9 0.0
--Government 58.1 52.5 58.3 10.7 -0.3
----Total Federal Government 7.4 7.6 7.5 -2.6 -1.3
------Department of Defense 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0
----Total State Government 13.0 12.8 13.2 1.6 -1.5
------State Education 4.8 4.5 5.0 6.7 -4.0
----Total Local Government 37.7 32.1 37.6 17.4 0.3
------Local Hospitals 5.1 5.2 5.0 -1.9 2.0
------Local Education 20.0 13.4 20.2 49.3 -1.0


LARAMIE COUNTY
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
SEP 98 (p) AUG 98 (r) SEP 97 AUG 98-SEP 98 SEP 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 36.1 36.0 35.3 0.3 2.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 4.0 4.2 4.1 -4.8 -2.4
--Mining & Construction 2.3 2.5 2.4 -8.0 -4.2
--Manufacturing 1.7 1.7 1.7 0.0 0.0
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 32.0 31.8 31.2 0.6 2.6
--Transportation and Public Util. 2.4 2.4 2.4 0.0 0.0
--Trade 8.7 8.8 8.5 -1.1 2.4
----Wholesale Trade 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.0
----Retail Trade 7.9 7.9 7.7 0.0 2.6
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 2.2 2.2 2.1 0.0 4.8
--Services 7.7 7.8 7.4 -1.3 4.1
--Total Government 11.0 10.6 10.8 3.8 1.9
----Federal Government 2.4 2.4 2.4 0.0 0.0
----State Government 3.3 3.3 3.3 0.0 0.0
----Local Government 5.3 4.9 5.1 8.2 3.9


NATRONA COUNTY(*)
Employment in Thousands % Change in Employment
SEP 98 (p) AUG 98 (r) SEP 97 AUG 98-SEP 98 SEP 97-98
TOTAL NONAG. WAGE & SALARY EMPLOYMENT 31.8 31.4 30.5 1.3 4.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 6.2 6.1 5.6 1.6 10.7
--Manufacturing 1.6 1.6 1.5 0.0 6.7
--Mining 2.4 2.3 2.2 4.3 9.1
--Construction 2.2 2.2 1.9 0.0 15.8
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 25.6 25.3 24.9 1.2 2.8
--Transportation & Public Utilities 1.7 1.7 1.7 0.0 0.0
----Transportation 1.1 1.1 1.1 0.0 0.0
----Communications & Public Utilities 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.0
--Trade 8.5 8.5 8.4 0.0 1.2
----Wholesale Trade 2.4 2.4 2.3 0.0 4.3
----Retail Trade 6.1 6.1 6.1 0.0 0.0
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 1.1 1.2 1.2 -8.3 -8.3
--Services 8.5 8.7 8.2 -2.3 3.7
----Personal & Business Services 1.7 1.8 1.7 -5.6 0.0
----Health Services 2.8 2.8 2.7 0.0 3.7
--Government 5.8 5.2 5.4 11.5 7.4
----Local Government 4.3 3.8 4.0 13.2 7.5
------Local Education 3.0 2.2 2.5 36.4 20.0


* Published in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


(1) Current Employment Statistics (CES) estimates include all full- and part-time wage and salary workers in nonagricultural establishments who worked or received pay during the week which includes the 12th of the month. Self-employed, domestic services, and personnel of the armed forces are excluded. Data are not seasonally adjusted.

(p) Subject to revision.
(r) Revised.

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